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# cracker - Monday 4 December, 2017

A rip-roaring contest but only one winner - The rise to a second All-Ireland title in 3 years
# Dunboyne Dream
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# Dunboyne Dream

A rip-roaring contest but only one winner - The rise to a second All-Ireland title in 3 years

Dec 4th 2017, 2:41 PM 4,094 Views 2 Comments

‘That was the best game of football I’ve been involved with from a girls side. I was shocked by the standard of both teams’

# cracker - Friday 14 April, 2017

McGeady's electric form at Preston continues as he hits a cracker
# Belter
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# Belter

McGeady's electric form at Preston continues as he hits a cracker

Apr 14th 2017, 4:48 PM 9,405 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland international’s 8th goal of the season came against Huddersfield.

# cracker - Monday 5 December, 2016

Is it too late to consider this spectacular volley for the Puskas Award?
# Eat My Goal
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# Eat My Goal

Is it too late to consider this spectacular volley for the Puskas Award?

Dec 5th 2016, 11:16 AM 9,993 Views 3 Comments

Alejandro Camargo scored a screamer at the weekend.

# cracker - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Ireland's Shane Duffy scored an absolute thunderbolt today
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Ireland's Shane Duffy scored an absolute thunderbolt today

Mar 19th 2016, 8:04 PM 5,854 Views 1 Comment

The Derry native was not the only Irishman on target in the Championship today.

# cracker - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Here's the goal that put Ireland 1-0 up against Germany
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Here's the goal that put Ireland 1-0 up against Germany

Oct 8th 2015, 9:40 PM 17,289 Views 35 Comments

Shane Long has scored a famous goal this evening.

# cracker - Friday 4 September, 2015

Aldi have been making people think rude words with their cracker packaging
# It's A Cracker
# It's A Cracker

Aldi have been making people think rude words with their cracker packaging

Sep 4th 2015, 12:12 PM 26,875 Views 26 Comments

In an English CoUNTry garden.

# cracker - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Gary Sice leaves Tom Parsons on his backside for one of the goals of the championship so far
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Gary Sice leaves Tom Parsons on his backside for one of the goals of the championship so far

Jun 14th 2015, 4:55 PM 7,728 Views 0 Comments

It’s Galway 1-5 Mayo 0-8 at the break in Salthill.

# cracker - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Cork and Galway will have to meet again after a thrilling Division 1 final
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Cork and Galway will have to meet again after a thrilling Division 1 final

May 10th 2015, 7:00 AM 5,238 Views 1 Comment

There was plenty of drama at Parnell Park.

# cracker - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Wales edge Scotland in thrilling end-to-end encounter full of great tries
# Fine Margins
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# Fine Margins

Wales edge Scotland in thrilling end-to-end encounter full of great tries

Feb 15th 2015, 5:01 PM 10,626 Views 17 Comments

Scotland weren’t clinical enough to eke out the win.

# cracker - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Pick that one out! Mirallas produces a moment of brilliance but it's not enough as Spurs come from behind
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Pick that one out! Mirallas produces a moment of brilliance but it's not enough as Spurs come from behind

Nov 30th 2014, 4:55 PM 5,809 Views 11 Comments

It had started so well for Everton at White Hart Lane.

Yaya Toure definitely deserves a cake after this fine goal against Southampton
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Yaya Toure definitely deserves a cake after this fine goal against Southampton

Nov 30th 2014, 2:54 PM 4,088 Views 1 Comment

City secured a comfortable 3-0 win at St Mary’s.

# cracker - Friday 31 October, 2014

It's the 50th birthday of the man who scored the greatest final goal of all-time
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It's the 50th birthday of the man who scored the greatest final goal of all-time

Oct 31st 2014, 3:27 PM 8,398 Views 28 Comments

It will never not be fun to watch Marco van Basten’s volley against the USSR.

# cracker - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Chelsea win at Selhurst Park after a tasty Oscar free kick and a cool finish from Fabregas
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Chelsea win at Selhurst Park after a tasty Oscar free kick and a cool finish from Fabregas

Oct 18th 2014, 3:28 PM 2,617 Views 0 Comments

Mourinho’s men are on the march again.

# cracker - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Fiery first-half display powers Munster to stunning Aviva win over Leinster
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Fiery first-half display powers Munster to stunning Aviva win over Leinster

Oct 4th 2014, 8:37 PM 33,909 Views 109 Comments

Anthony Foley’s men powered the aggression levels up to claim a major win.

# cracker - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Stop the World Cup lights, James Rodriguez has scored an absolute cracker
# Thwack
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# Thwack

Stop the World Cup lights, James Rodriguez has scored an absolute cracker

Jun 28th 2014, 9:37 PM 9,493 Views 28 Comments

The 22-year-old has set tonight’s second round tie alight.

# cracker - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Barkley dribbles 60 yards before unleashing rocket as Toffees thump Toon
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Barkley dribbles 60 yards before unleashing rocket as Toffees thump Toon

Mar 25th 2014, 10:25 PM 9,504 Views 13 Comments

Romelu Lukaku continued his good run of form by adding a second after the break.

# cracker - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Fernandinho fizzes in first Premier League goal of 2014 as Man City win
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Fernandinho fizzes in first Premier League goal of 2014 as Man City win

Jan 1st 2014, 2:32 PM 4,100 Views 1 Comment

The Brazilian fired through a flock of Swans to score the opener.

# cracker - Monday 18 November, 2013

Is this the greatest own goal of all time?
# Facepalm
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# Facepalm

Is this the greatest own goal of all time?

Nov 18th 2013, 11:01 AM 8,807 Views 6 Comments

What was Steven Gardener thinking?

# cracker - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Yohan Cabaye scores stunner as Newcastle-Liverpool ends all square
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Yohan Cabaye scores stunner as Newcastle-Liverpool ends all square

Oct 19th 2013, 2:01 PM 3,894 Views 2 Comments

So good, it might just even make Joe Kinnear remember his name.

# cracker - Friday 26 July, 2013

POLL: Which was the best goal of these crackers by the Mayo minors last Sunday?
# Pick It Out
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# Pick It Out

POLL: Which was the best goal of these crackers by the Mayo minors last Sunday?

Jul 26th 2013, 7:45 PM 2,968 Views 2 Comments

We can’t decide which of these sublime strikes was the best.

# cracker - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Andrea Pirlo curls in a free kick almost as delicious as his beard
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Andrea Pirlo curls in a free kick almost as delicious as his beard

Jun 16th 2013, 8:53 PM 4,079 Views 1 Comment

The maestro put Italy ahead against Mexico and Mario Balotelli had a part to play in a 2-1 win.

# cracker - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Holy Moly! Look at what Papiss Cissé just did against Southampton...
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Holy Moly! Look at what Papiss Cissé just did against Southampton...

Feb 24th 2013, 2:28 PM 2,885 Views 0 Comments

Demba who?

# cracker - Sunday 20 January, 2013

VIDEO: Juan Mata's opener for Chelsea against Arsenal
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VIDEO: Juan Mata's opener for Chelsea against Arsenal

Jan 20th 2013, 1:51 PM 2,245 Views 1 Comment

That’s a hell of a first touch.

# cracker - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Festive season success key for Ferguson
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Festive season success key for Ferguson

Dec 23rd 2012, 8:38 AM 447 Views 0 Comments

Manchester United face Swansea in Wales today.

# cracker - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

VIDEO: Papiss Demba Cisse just scored the goal of the season
# Woof
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VIDEO: Papiss Demba Cisse just scored the goal of the season

May 2nd 2012, 9:52 PM 1,920 Views 1 Comment

Sorry, Crouchie…

# cracker - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Have you seen Sebastian Coates' scissor-kick goal?
# Tekkers
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# Tekkers

Have you seen Sebastian Coates' scissor-kick goal?

Mar 22nd 2012, 10:32 AM 1,228 Views 2 Comments

WATCH: The Uruguyan defender’s effort was the one silver lining on a night to forget for Liverpool fans.

# cracker - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Mark Your Card: Stars to shine at Leopardstown
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Mark Your Card: Stars to shine at Leopardstown

Dec 29th 2011, 9:50 AM 494 Views 0 Comments

Grab your binoculars. Mark Hobbs fills us in ahead of another festive day of racing.

# cracker - Monday 26 December, 2011

Mark Your Card: the madness of King George
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Mark Your Card: the madness of King George

Dec 26th 2011, 2:04 AM 276 Views 0 Comments

Ready for a busy St Stephen’s Day of racing? So are we…